Ashton House, River Wall and Bridge, Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, SN6 (Grade II)

Ashton House, River Wall and Bridge is a grade two (II) listed building in Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, SN6. It was first listed in 1955.

About Ashton House, River Wall and Bridge


11/51 Ashton House, river wall and bridge (formerly listed as Ashton House) 17.1.55 GV II

House. Mid-late C18 and C19. Limestone ashlar, stone slate roof. Two-storey and attics. Five window bays with 2 bay return on north, and further block overlooking river. Main block has 6-pane sashes to ground floor, continuous dripmould and keyed surrounds to openings. Twelve-pane sashes to first floor but centre window with round head and keyed surround. Moulded parapet. Two hipped dormers with leaded casements and knob finials. Gable stacks. End return has blind windows and canted oriel over river in narrow end. Block beyond return has 5-light mullioned and transomed window and leaded casements with timber lintels to first floor. Right gable stack. To rear of main block, a parallel block of early/mid C19 with 12-pane sashes and at left end a cross wing of 2 storeys and single storey link across end of main block forming entrance. This building has stone mullioned and transomed windows with label mouldings. At front of building, a limestone ashlar river wall to Thames, with 1 skewed arch bridge on axis, and riverside terrace in front of north block. A picturesque group.

Where is Ashton House, River Wall and Bridge?

Ashton House, River Wall and Bridge is located on High Road, in Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, SN6.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceSU 04726 93752
Easting, Northing404726.066, 193752.02884
Latitude, Longitude51.64255, -1.9331
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1023069
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